Michael Creed

Big drop in BVD cases this year

THERE has been a major reduction between 2013 and this year in the incidence of persistently infected (PI) calves under the National Bovine Viral Disease Eradication Programme, the Dept. of Agriculture have confirmed. Minister for...

A heartfelt appeal to Santa for just one more stopover

Country Living with Francis Farragher Dear Santa, “It seems to be no time at all since I was writing to you and yet when I checked my old diaries, I now realise that we haven’t been...
The Prius Plug-In.

New Prius Plug-In sees Toyota remain to the forefront of growing hybrid market

Regular drivers won’t get a whole lot of satisfaction from the Prius Plug-in electric hybrid (PHEV) but, for those with an eye on the environment and covering shorter commuter distances; there are a few...
IEDR Chief Executive David Curtin

Broadband holds up business

Nearly 20 percent of Ireland’s offline SMEs are being stymied in their efforts to build a website or engage in e-commerce because of a poor internet connection. That’s according to the latest edition of the...
Pictured outside Specsavers on Eyre Square are director Noel Meehan, Orla Keady from Portumna GAA and PA coordinator Rebecca Spicer

Look is in for Galway woman!

Portumna woman Orla Kelly has just landed a Christmas bonus for her local hurling club – after winning the Specsavers Look for Longer competition. And the staff at Specsavers Eyre Square presented Orla with...
Colm O Donnellan

Auction attracts overseas bids

A four-bed detached home off Taylor’s Hill in Galway, which went under the hammer for €440,000, was one of the highlights of the final O’Donnellan & Joyce ‘Wild Atlantic Way’ auction of the year. Auctioneer...


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